Property Services contracts external suppliers to carry out cleaning work at University of Otago campuses.

If contracted cleaners have difficulties with keys or cards for building access, please refer them to their employer (contractor). University staff are not able to assist them directly.

Additional cleaning services

If you require additional cleaning services phone Property Services:

Tel +64 3 479 4123

Laundry requirements

Changes in laundry (increases or moving departments) or dirt stop mat requirements should be emailed to

Sanitary bins

Sanitary bins are located in female and accessible toilets. They are replaced every four weeks and, if required, are emptied fortnightly. If you find a sanitary bin that is overfull, you can report this to and the unit will be replaced within 48 hours.

Nappy bins

The Hocken Library ground floor toilets and Plaza CafĂ© (at Unipol) toilets have nappy bins. 

Faults with washroom dispensers

Please report issues with any washroom dispensers in University buildings to the Custodial Services Manager:

Tel +64 3 479 4123 (or +64 21 312 133 after-hours)

Further information

Cleaning and Custodial services

Last updated 09/12/2021 11.43 AM

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